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2017 prize winners for best articles in De Rebus

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Johannesburg attorney, Emile Myburgh, has won the 2017 LexisNexis Prize for the best article contributed to De Rebus by a practising attorney. Mr Myburgh won best prize […]

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Progress only achievable through a united profession discussed at NADEL’s National Young Lawyers Summit

By Kevin O’Reilly The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (NADEL) held its National Young Lawyers Summit from 26 to 27 January. The purpose of the summit was to engage with […]

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Brazil and South Africa to share ideas on improving the mining sector

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Embassy of Brazil in South Africa hosted a seminar on the legal framework of mining in Brazil and South Africa on 7 December 2017 in Johannesburg. […]

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Constitutional Court Justice Bess Nkabinde retires

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Justice Bess Nkabinde has retired from the Bench of the Constitutional Court after serving for 12 years. A special ceremonial session was held on 7 December 2017 […]

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LSSA discusses way forward after implementation of LPA

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele The Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA), Walid Brown and David Bekker, are currently hosting information sessions on the way forward after the implementation […]

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LSSA calls for higher standard of ethics and accountability for public officials

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele On the eve of the resignation of former President Jacob Zuma on 14 February, the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) welcomed the decision by the National […]

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The Future of Our Profession

  The Future of Our Profession A professional association for attorneys, young lawyers and practical challenges in the Legal Practice Act LSSA Annual Conference: 23 and 24 March 2018 Century […]

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South Africans must defend the independence of its judiciary and value its strength

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Cape Law Society (CLS) held its annual general meeting and conference from 10 to 11 November 2017 in East London. Giving the keynote address, Editor-in-Chief of […]

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Outcomes of the National Review of the LLB programme released

By Kgomotso Ramotsho The Council on Higher Education (CHE) released a report in 2017 on the outcomes of the National Review of the Bachelor of Laws LLB programme. The report […]

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Specialised family courts can reduce stress and trauma to child witnesses

By Kgomotso Ramotsho Clarks Attorneys held its fourth annual Family Law Conference in September 2017 in Sandton. Various speakers specialising in many fields of family law spoke at the conference. […]

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